Trooper Jonathan Biven
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 3, Bowling Green
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KSP and Barren County Law Enforcement Agencies Participate in the "Cram the Cruiser" School Supply Drive
Date of News Release: 07/29/2011
(Bowling Green, Ky.) -- On Saturday, July 23, 2011, Kentucky State Police Post 3 Bowling Green Troopers participated in the 2nd Annual 'Cram the Cruiser' school supply drive in Barren County.
Kentucky State Police Troopers teamed up with members of the Barren County Sheriff's Office, Glasgow Police Department, and Cave City Police Department at four different locations throughout Barren County in order to collect school supplies for the Barren County, Glasgow City, and Caverna Independent School Systems.
"The support by the community was overwhelming today. Even though the temperatures were over the 90 degree mark, people continued bring supplies to our locations," commented Trooper Jonathan Biven.
At the end of the day, law enforcement agencies were able to collect over $2600 worth of school supplies including some of the following:
- 267 packages of loose leaf paper
- 116 composition notebooks
- 3811 wooden pencils
- 236 mechanical pencils
- 50 pencil boxes
- 11728 Crayons
- 683 Folders
- 1792 Ink Pens
- 288 Sharpie Markers
- 210 Glue Sticks
- 474 spiral notebooks
- 1029 Erasers
- 48 Pairs of Scissors
- 30 Packages of Copier Paper
Included in these totals were many supplies that were sent from Tony Rose's Stuff the Bus Campaign in Bowling Green, KY, last weekend.
Trooper Biven would like to remind everyone that if you missed the opportunity to Stuff the Bus or Cram the Cruiser, you can still donate supplies to any of the schools in the Post 3 area by simply taking them to the Family Youth Services Center located at each school.